European Bowling News Overview

2016 European Bowling Tour #9

07/11/16

Alessandro Santu leads Storm San Marino Open after four squads

2016EBT09AlessandroSantu3_small.jpg Alessandro Santu of Italy averaged 232.33 Sunday afternoon at Rose'n Bowl in Serravalle, San Marino, to lead the 12th Storm San Marino Open after four squads with 1394 six-game total. Santu, who led squad 1 on Saturday with 1298, improved by 30 pins in squad 3 (1328) and another 66 pins in squad 4. The top 3 from the standings of Saturday and Sunday (squads 1-4) will be automatically qualified for the finals if they don't finish among the top 35 in the overall qualifying standings.

2016 European Bowling Tour #9

07/10/16

Andrea Mangiacotti sets the pace at Storm San Marino Open

2016EBT09AndreaMangiacotti_small.jpg Andrea Mangiacotti (pictured) of Italy set the pace on the first day of qualifying in the 12th Storm San Marino Open Saturday at Rose'n Bowl in Serravalle, San Marino. Mangiacotti posted games of 223, 236, 247, 161, 237 and 254 in squad 2 to lead a field of 33 players from Italy, France and the United States with 1358 (226.33). Serge Frouvelle of France was 16 pins behind in second place with 1342, followed by Alessandro Santu of Italy, who toppled 1298 pins in the first squad.

2016 PWBA Tour #10

07/10/16

Shannon O'Keefe earns top seed at PWBA Rochester Open

2016PWBA10Finalists_small.jpgShannon O'Keefe of O'Fallon, Illinois, has been on a tear this season, and her torrid pace continued this week as she earned the top seed for the televised finals of the 2016 PWBA Rochester Open at AMF Gates Lanes in Rochester, N.Y. O'Keefe (l.), who led qualifying on Friday, only won two matches during match play Saturday, but she'd built enough of a lead to hold off the field and earn the top spot for the stepladder finals, which will air Tuesday, Aug. 23, on CBS Sports Network.

2016 European Bowling Tour #8

07/10/16

Jeroen van Geel wins qualifying at Brunswick Madrid Challenge

Dutchman averages over 250 to earn 750 Euro bonus, leads 48 players into Sunday's finals; score to make the cut is 1396 (232.67)

2016EBT08JeroenvanGeel_small.jpg Jeroen van Geel, Netherlands, had the lone 1500-series in a high-scoring qualifying week in the Brunswick Madrid Challenge en route to win a 750 Euro bonus and to lead a field of 48 players into Sunday's finals at Bowling Chamartín in Madrid, Spain. Van Geel started his six-game series in squad 17 with 300, one of six perfect games this week, and added 279, 180, 279, 221 and 257 to lead the field of 194 players from 23 countries with 1516 pinfall total and an average of 252.67.

2016 European Bowling Tour #9

07/09/16

12th Storm San Marino Open is underway in Serravalle

EBT "gold" tournament runs from July 9-17 and offers total prize fund of more than 60.000 Euro

2016EBT09SanMarinoOpenLogo_small.jpg The 2016 European Bowling Tour commences with the 12th Storm San Marino Open which will be held July 9-17 at 18-lane Rose'n Bowl in Serravalle, San Marino. The tournament is the first out of three EBT "Gold" tournaments this season and offers total prize fund of 62.050 Euro with 8.000 Euro going to the winner, 5.000 to the runner-up, 3.300 to the third and 2.400 to the fourth place finisher. Qualifying of the San Marino Open (six-game series, unlimited re-entries) runs from Saturday through Saturday, July 9-16.

2016 European Bowling Tour #8

07/09/16

Cardona, Palermaa, Spil add their names to the leaderboard in Madrid

Jeroen van Geel, Netherlands, continues to lead qualifying at Brunswick Madrid Challenge

2016EBT08AlvarCardona_small.jpgAlvar Cardona Jr. (pictured) of Spain, Finland's Osku Palermaa and Johnny Spil Jr., Netherlands led the three qualifying squads Friday at Bowling Chamartín in Madrid, Spain, and moved into the top 10 in the overall standings at the European Bowling Tour's Brunswick Madrid Challenge. Jeroen van Geel, Netherlands, continued to lead the 176 players from 23 countries with 1516 and an average of 252.67 for six games. Qualifying concludes Saturday with squads 23-26 and the Desperado Squad.

2016 European Bowling Tour #8

07/08/16

Jeroen van Geel shoots into the lead in Brunswick Madrid Challenge

Dutchman averages over 250; starts his 1516 series with the event's third 300 game; Sweden's Jenny Wegner becomes the first woman to achieve perfection

2016EBT08JeroenvanGeel_small.jpg Jeroen van Geel of the Netherlands averaged 252.67 in the 17th qualifying squad Thursday at Bowling Chamartín in Madrid, Spain, to shoot into the lead in the 4th Brunswick Madrid Challenge. Van Geel (pictured), who won his first European Bowling Tour title in the Odense International last year, started his first squad with the tournament's third 300 game followed by 279, 180, 279, 221 and 257 for 1516 to become the first player who surpassed the magic 1500-mark (a 250 average).

2016 European Bowling Tour #8

07/07/16

Luis Briceño sets the tone Wednesday at Brunswick Madrid Challenge

2016EBT08LuisBriceno2_small.jpg Luis Briceño of Spain led the 26 players of Wednesday's squad 14 with 1439, improving his previous high series by seven pins, but didn't climb the ladder in the overall qualifying standing of the 4th Brunswick Madrid Challenge. Briceño (pictured), who has toppled 1432 pins in squad 9, rolled games of 235, 258, 227, 214, 258 and 247, an average of 239.83 for six games. His compatriot Pablo Barriopedro continued to lead the field of 95 players from 13 countries with 1479 (246.50).

2016 European Bowling Tour #8

07/06/16

Paco Rodriguez cracks top 5 at Brunswick Madrid Challenge

2016EBT08PacoRodriguez_small.jpg Tournament organizer Paco Rodriguez of Spain had a perma-grin on his face Tuesday evening at Bowling Chamartín in Madrid, Spain, after averaging 240 in squad 11 to move into fourth place in the qualifying of the 4th Brunswick Madrid Challenge. His compatriot Pablo Barriopedro (left) continued to lead the field of 85 players from 12 countries with 1479 (246.50). Rodriguez automatically qualified for the finals by virtue of finishing in the top 5 of a separate leaderboard of squads 9 to 12.

2016 European Bowling Tour #8

07/05/16

Two 300s, one 299 highlight Monday at Brunswick Madrid Challenge

2016EBT08IldemaroRuiz_small.jpg
Ildemaro Ruiz Jr. of Venezuela finished his six-game block in squad 9 with twelve consecutive strikes to miss the top spot in the qualifying of the 4th Brunswick Madrid Challenge by just one pin Monday at Bowling Chamartín in Madrid, Spain. Ruiz (pictured) started his series with games of 238, 244, 224, 225 and 247 before he rolled the second 300 game on Monday to jump into second place with 1478. Pablo Barriopedro of Spain remained atop the 71-player field from eight countries with 1479.

2016 European Bowling Tour #8

07/03/16

Pablo Barriopedro takes commanding lead at Brunswick Madrid Challenge

2016EBT08PabloBarriopedro2_small.jpg Pablo Barriopedro of Spain averaged 246.50 in Sunday's squad 5 at Bowling Chamartín in Madrid, Spain, to take a commanding lead in the qualifying of the 4th Brunswick Madrid Challenge. Barriopedro, who had a 1321 series in squad 1 yesterday, started his second attempt with 245 and 182 before he averaged 282.66 for his next three games, including back-to-back 279 and 290 (848 for three games). He closed out with 204 to position himself atop the 49-player leaderboard with 1479 total.

2016 European Bowling Tour #8

07/03/16

Inigo Garcia leads after opening squad at 4th Brunswick Madrid Challenge

2016EBT08InigoGarcia_small.jpg Inigo Garcia of Spain averaged nearly 230 in the opening squad of the 4th Brunswick Madrid Challenge to take the early qualifying lead at Bowling Chamartín in Madrid, Spain. Garcia toppled 1375 pins in squad 1, including games of 254, 202, 267, 194, 235 and 223, to lead a field of 36 players from Spain, Bulgaria and Venezuela. The other squads on Saturday have been canceled. Qualifying continues on Sunday, July 3, with squad 5 scheduled to start at 10 a.m.CEST.

2016 European Bowling Tour #8

07/02/16

4th Brunswick Madrid Challenge is underway

European Bowling Tour "Silver" tournament runs from July 2-10 at Bowling Chamartín in Madrid, Spain

2016BrunswickMadridChallengeLogo_small.jpg The IV Brunswick Madrid Challenge is the 8th stop of the 2016 European Bowling Tour season and the third out of four EBT "Silver" tournaments this season. The tournament will be held from July 2-10 at 20-lane Bowling Chamartín in Madrid, Spain. Players will compete for total prize money of 40.250 Euro with 6.000 Euro going to the winner, 3.000 to the runner-up and 2.000 to the third place finisher. Last-to-cash payout (50th place) is 300 Euro.

2016 WEC

06/18/16

Sweden sweeps the medals in Masters to end Women's European Championships

Filippa Persson defeats Ida Andersson in the title match; Nina Flack and Joline Persson Planefors share the bronze medal

2016WECMastersPodium2_small.jpg Sweden capped off the Women's European Championships Sunday at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria, with a sweep of the gold, silver and bronze medals in the tournament-ending Masters competition. In the title match, Filippa Persson came back from a 1-0 deficit to defeat Ida Andersson, 2-1. In an all-Swedish semi-final round, Andersson fired games of 233 and 254 to sweep Nina Flack, 2-0, while Persson rallied from being down 1-0 to defeat Joline Persson Planefors, 2-1.

2016 WEC

06/18/16

Women's European Championships concludes Saturday with Masters match play

2016WECLogo_small.jpg The top 24 players in All-Events advanced to match play Masters, which will conclude the 2016 Women's European Championships Saturday at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. The top 8 players will bypass the first of five rounds in best-of-three games format. In each round, the highest seeded player bowls the lowest seeded player, the second-highest bowls the second-lowest and so on. Winners advance and losers will be eliminated. The finalists bowl for gold and silver. The semifinal losers share bronze.

2016 WEC

06/17/16

Sweden shoots two 1100 series to win the coveted Team gold in Vienna

2016WECTeamSweden2_small.jpg Sweden averaged over 220 in the medal round of the five-player team event to capture the coveted team gold medal at the Women's European Championships in Vienna, Austria. In the title match against top-seeded Germany, All-Events champion Jenny Wegner, doubles champions Nina Flack, Joline Persson Planefors and Ida Andersson and Sandra Andersson posted their third 1100-plus series of the day for a 1104-1019 victory to win the third gold medal for Sweden in this Championships.

2016 WEC

06/17/16

WEC Team event commences today with Block 2 and Medal Round

2016WECLogo_small.jpg The team event at the 2016 Women's European Championships will conclude Friday at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria, with the second block of three games and the medal round of the top 4 teams. The teams to beat to advance after the first three-game block are Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Belgium. The top 4 teams after six games will advance to the semi-finals starting at 2.30 p.m. CEST. The winners bowl for gold and silver and the losers share the bronze medal.

2012 WEC

06/17/16

Germany earns No. 1 seed for WEC Team finals

Joining Germany in the finals are Sweden, Denmark and Belgium; Sweden's Jenny Wegner averages 218.17 to claim gold in All-Events; top 24 advance to Saturday's Masters match play

2016WECTeamGermany_small.jpg Germany averaged 212.24 in the second block of three games to leap two spots and to earn the No. 1 seed for the team finals of the Women's European Championships this afternoon at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. Germany toppled 6394 pins and bowls No. 4 Belgium (6025), while No. 2 Sweden (6352) takes on No. 3 Denmark (6227) in the semifinals. Sweden's Jenny Wegner averaged 218.17 for 24 games to claim the gold medal in All-Events.

2016 ISBT #4

06/17/16

Beate Albert, Hermann Wimmer win Italian Senior Open

2016ISBT04HermannWimmerBeateAlbert_small.jpgGermany's Hermann Wimmer and Beate Albert won the men's and women's titles in the Italian Senior Open, the fourth stop on the 2016 International Seniors Bowling Tour, which was held from June 4-12 at Reno Bowling in Bologna, Italy. All champions this season, men and women, come from either Germany or England. Wimmer, who won the season-opening Arthur's 11th Senior Open, became the first two-time winner this season. For Albert it was her first career ISBT title.

2016 WEC

06/16/16

Women's European Championships commence with Team preliminaries

2016WECLogo_small.jpg Action at the Women's European Championships in Vienna, Austria, shifts to the five-player team competition, which also will decide the medals in All-Events and the 24 players for Masters match play. Though all teams fit into one squad, the six-game preliminaries will held over two days. The first block of three games is set for Thursday morning at 10 a.m. CEST. The second block starts on Friday morning at 9 a.m. with the medal round to follow from 2.30 to 5.30.

Syndicate content